DIY Cough & Cold Balm - Beginners Guide to Essential Oils

There are a few essential oils that are commonly used for cold and flu symptoms especially those with stuffy noises and coughs that seem to linger well past their invite. 

 

I’m sure that you have had a cold or flu linger as many have but the worse part is not knowing how to treat it! It’s not really enough to be worth continuing to take cough and cold medicine. It is however, still bother some! 

 

We have a solution that may just help! 

 

This three ingredient blend is a must have! 

 

Take 1 cup. coconut oil that is hardened and soften in the microwave for 10 seconds. Stirring until it has a consistency like the pre-made icing for cakes! You can continue to microwave in 5 second intervals until you can stir to this consistency! 

 

Then add 10 drops of peppermint oil and 10 drops of eucalyptus oil to your balm. Continue to stir well until this has properly been mixed in! 

 

Add to a container and you have made your own Cough & Cold Balm! 

 

You can apply this just under your nose or on your chest when that snuffy nose just wont go away! 

 

Make sure to not apply to any irritated or open skin!